Graduate Program Application Information

The Fall 2021 application cycle has ended. The deadline was January 15, 2021. The Fall 2022 application cycle begins in September 2021.


Please send transcripts to the address below OR have official copies emailed to You will also need to have three (3) letters of recommendation, which can be submitted electronically (you may chose this option when you fill out the online application).  You may also have your recommenders send hard copies via regular mail to the address below, or via email to

Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy
Attn: Graduate Program
University of Miami
P.O. Box 248203
Coral Gables, FL 33124

  • GRE scores are no longer required for entry to our program. 
  • You do not need to submit the Graduate Assistanship and Fellowship form, as the Abess Center provides full tuition waivers and five years' worth of stipend support to all admitted students.

International applicants, please click here for information on the transcript evaluation process. Transcript evaluations are required for all international students applying to our graduate programs. Should you have general questions about admissions to the University of Miami as an international student, you may contact the Office of International Student and Scholar Services by phone at 1-305-284-2928 or by e-mail at

If you have any other questions, please read our FAQ, or email Andee Holzman, Abess Center Assistant Director, or Gina Maranto, Graduate Program Coordinator.